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Source Image: PR301_08_23 of Aphrodisias: Sebasteion

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Description

Detail of triglyphs from the entablature of the Sebasteion.

Monument
Aphrodisias: Sebasteion 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
circa ad 20 - circa ad 60 
Keywords
GuidelineEntablature  
Collections
Aphrodisias, Site and Museum  

Location

Original Location
Aphrodisias 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
At the bottom of the image a section of roughing-out with the point chisel can still be seen.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Flattening
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Medium
Description
The middle section of the top of the triglyph has been worked with the tooth chisel.

3. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
A guideline has been incised into the surface, presumably for the laying-out of the triglyph.

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